| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:18 PM
A man who allegedly hit his child's mother and then abducted their 13-month-old has turned the infant over to family in Arizona, authorities said Tuesday.
Lucas Delany Huscher, 31, of Bishop gave his daughter, who appears to be unharmed, to family in...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Disney delivers a very sweet but very odd family film in "The Odd Life of Timothy Green."
The strange premise begins with a young married couple who yearn to be parents but cannot have children. Their prayers are answered when a fully formed 10-year-...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 10:54 PM
A former Costa Mesa priest was sentenced Friday to one year in jail and five years formal probation for committing lewd acts on a child younger than 14 while he served at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, according to prosecutors.
Denis Lyons, 78,...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 10:51 PM
Michael Malenitza was called up to the microphone on the outside terrace adjacent to the Santa Ana Country Club Golf Course this week.
A field of 120 golfers and another 120 guests gathered at gingham-covered tables at dusk Monday enjoying a dinner of...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 8:17 PM
They did it again.
The stylish Beverly and Bob Cohen opened their art nouveau-inspired Bayshores estate last week on behalf of Childhelp donors and underwriters supporting the Childhelp 2012 Spring Fashion Luncheon and fundraiser.
Dressed in a chic...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:13 PM
The numbers are still coming in a week after the event.
Organizers hope to reach a grand tally of $250,000 raised at the annual "For The Love of A Child" fashion show and luncheon, held at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa on March 5, and chaired by...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 4:40 PM
What started as a simple demonstration in Lake Arrowhead for abused children has turned into a decade of helping many more children for one Costa Mesa man.
Bob White is among a group heading to Chile this week to demonstrate Kenpo karate and donate the...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:02 PM
When he got out of the U.S. Army with an honorable discharge in 1993, Patrick Tillich's life took a negative turn.
He spent some nights in jail, which he looked forward to so he wouldn't have to sleep on the streets. He also enjoyed the jail's warm meals...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:26 PM
Costa Mesa police arrested a man Thursday on suspicion of kidnapping and assaulting his ex-wife's boyfriend.
Carmen Mendez-Silva, 34, of Santa Ana and a second man beat the victim with a pipe or bat Wednesday and threatened him with further harm if he...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:15 PM
After nearly three decades on the Costa Mesa Police Department, those who know him said Officer Jess Gilman's impact on the community was bigger than even his stature.
"There are a lot of words that you could use to describe Jess Gilman, and no one would...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:41 PM
Optimus Prime, Elmo, Rapunzel and even Darth Vader visited South Coast Plaza last weekend — all in the name of helping children.
The 21st annual Pumpkins and Pancakes event offered up the aforementioned breakfast staple from Plum's Cafe & Catering,...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:31 PM
People often say that following one's passion will lead to success.
American entrepreneur Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks NBA franchise, modifies that statement by offering "that success comes from following one's best effort."
Last week in...